Our guest on Episode 13 is John Mitchinson, a long-time publishing veteran, co-founder of Unbound and co-host of the Backlisted Podcast. We go deep into the weeds of the groundbreaking publishing company he helped found, his own role there, and publishing in general.
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Books mentioned on the episode:
The Good Immigrant, by Nikesh Shukla
A Murder of Crows, by Ian Skewis
The Sewing Machine, by Natalie Fergie
Black And Blue, by Ian Rankin
My House of Sky: A Life of J A Baker, by Hetty Saunders and Robert Macfarlane
The Peregrine, by J A Baker
Something Happened, by Joseph Heller
Town House, by Norah Lotts,
Dance To The Music Of Time, by Anthony Powell
The Kingdom, by Emmanuel Carrere, transl. John Lambert
Jesus’ Son, by Denis Johnson
Berg, by Ann Quinn
The Perfect Girlfriend, by Karen Hamilton
Panic Room, by Robert Goddard
Morning: How to Make Time, by Allan Jenkins
The Feed, by Nick Clark Windo
The Sparsholt Affair, by Allan Hollinghurst
Unscripted, by Claire Handscombe
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